Strong IP rights regime a boon for businesses

As businesses look to innovation to continue growing and thriving in an increasingly competitive marketplace, a sound IP protection strategy is essential for ensuring these plans are watertight. This is especially so for companies looking to expand their footprint in Asia, a region in which IP protection still lags behind countries in the West. The […]

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Key innovation trends transforming Singapore

Under the government’s Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) 2020 plan, Singapore is investing in its smart future, with around S$4 billion (US$2.8 billion) to be used for boosting research and innovation each year from 2016 to 2020. The commitment reflects the city-state’s drive to maintain its competitive edge in building a knowledge-based economy and society. […]

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Only 25 countries well-positioned to benefit from Industry 4.0

Singapore is among the 25 Leading countries. It ranked 11th for the Structure of Production, and 2nd for Drivers of Production. The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its first ‘Readiness for the Future of Production Report’, (“the Report”) assessing how well-positioned global economies are to shape and benefit from changes in production being driven by the Fourth Industrial […]

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Intellectual Property Protection in Singapore

Singapore has developed one of the stronger intellectual property rights (IPR) regimes in Asia and has brought its IPR laws in line with international standards. Singapore is a member of the WTO and a party to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). It is a signatory to other international copyright agreements, […]

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